Why Do 1031 Investors Choose DST Properties Over Traditional NNN Properties?

Many clients that have been interested in doing a 1031 exchange into a NNN property find the DST 1031 property particularly attractive. These same clients often think that the only way for them to become passive owners of real estate is to purchase a NNN leased property; however, they often are very skeptical about placing such a large amount of … Read More

Delaware Statutory Trust Properties – Illiquidity and Exit Strategies

That being said, we have heard of investors selling their DST 1031 interest in a property before. One of the main issues is finding another buyer and agreeing on a price. Typically, if an investor wants to sell their interest in a DST 1031 property, the sponsor will send a letter to all of the other DST investors in the … Read More

DST 1031 Properties – The Basics

By Dwight Kay A Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) is an entity that is used to hold title to investment real estate. In some ways, this is similar to how a Limited Liability Company (LLC) can hold title to real estate; however, unlike an LLC, a DST 1031 property will qualify as “like kind” exchange replacement property for a 1031 exchange. … Read More

1031 Exchange Fundamentals

By: Dwight Kay, Founder – Kay Properties and Investments, LLC What is a 1031 Exchange? The 1031 exchange is thought by many to be one of the more powerful tax deferral tools currently available to taxpayers. Under the Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 taxpayers can defer their capital gains tax on the sale of property if they reinvest the proceeds … Read More

What is a DST 1031 Property?

By: Dwight Kay, Founder – Kay Properties and Investments, LLC A DST stands for Delaware Statutory Trust and is an entity that is used to hold title to investment real estate. In some ways this is similar to how a limited liability company or an LLC can hold title to real estate however, unlike an LLC, a property structured DST … Read More